Emmett Ashford

He spent 20 years as a professional umpire, baseball's loneliest…

Al Barlick

Al Barlick rose from a Midwestern coal-mining family to a long…

Ted Barrett

During an interview with Ted Barrett and his crew during their…

Charlie Berry

Charles Francis “Charlie” Berry had one of the most extraordinary…

Nestor Chylak

“Considered by many to be the nonpareil umpire of the Post-War…

Amanda Clement

“Can you suggest a single reason why all the baseball umpires…

Jocko Conlan

Jocko Conlan always wanted to be a ballplayer. He never dreamed…

Tommy Connolly

One of the important currents in the history of early 20th-century…

Augie Donatelli

During 24 years in the National League, August John Donatelli…

Billy Evans

Billy Evans had one of the most varied nonplaying careers in…

Tom Gorman

“When I go, I want to be buried in my umpiring suit, holding…

Chris Guccione

Through the 2016 season, Chris Guccione has been a major-league…

Doug Harvey

“The integrity of the game is the umpires. Nobody else. The…

Cal Hubbard

"Who is the only person enshrined in both the Pro Football Hall…

Bill Klem

Born on Washington's Birthday in 1874 in Rochester, New York,…

Bill McGowan

“Superstar” is a superlative usually reserved for players.…

Hank O'Day

Hank O’Day is one of the few men to have played, umpired, and…

Steve Palermo

Steve Palermo thought about becoming a French interpreter at…

Babe Pinelli

At approximately 3:15 P.M. on Monday, October 8, 1956, Babe Pinelli's…

Ernie Quigley

Before the age of television, umpires worked in anonymity, only…

Beans Reardon

“When Mr. Reardon speaks you are under the impression that…